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2023 Intake (Postgraduate Degree Programmes) - National University Of Science And Technology (NUST)

Location: Bulawayo
Hiring Organisation: National University Of Science And Technology (NUST)

Job Description

Applications are invited from candidates who meet the requirements for entry into the Postgraduate Degree Programmes. 

ADMISSION INTO POSTGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMMES.

  • FACULTY: APPLIED SCIENCE 

Master of Science Degree in Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Biological Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry or Biotechnology. Shortlisted candidates may be interviewed before admission. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

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Master of Science Degree in Analytical Chemistry 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Chemistryor Applied Chemistry or Chemical Engineering. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

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Master of Science Degree in Applied Mathematical Modelling

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Statistics, Computer Science or Operations Research. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience or,  Applicants with at least an Upper Second (2.1) Honours degree class in a programme with a significant Mathematical content as determined by the Departmental Board.

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Master of Science Degree in Big Data Science

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Computing (Computer Engineering, Informatics, Information Systems, Computer Science, Software Engineering), Electronic Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Business Analytics or Operations Research. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

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Master of Science Degree in Geophysics

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Physics or Geology.  Applicants with a BSc Honours Degree in Geology with a minimum classification of Upper Second (2.1) may be considered for admission if they have a good Mathematics background.Any other equivalent qualifications obtained from recognised institutions in Zimbabwe or elsewhere may be considered for admission. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

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Master of Science Degree in Lasers and Applied Optics

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Physics or Physics. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. For those applicants who do not have an Honours Degree in Physics or Applied Physics, the level of Physics background will be considered adequate if an applicant has passed the following courses or their equivalent: Thermal Physics; Quantum Mechanics; Electromagnetism; Atomic Physics; Nuclear Physics

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Master of Science Degree in Medical Physics

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Physics or Biophysics. Preference shall be given to those already working in the Health Delivery Sector. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

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Master of Science Degree in Radiography

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Radiography. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above field will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. In addition, applicants must be registered or be eligible for registration with the Allied Health Practitioners' Council.

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Master of Science Degree in Medical Ultrasound

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Radiography, (Diagnostic or Therapeutic). Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. In addition, applicants must be registered with or are eligible for registration with the Allied Health Practitioners' Council of Zimbabwe. Any other relevant qualification obtained from a recognised institution in Zimbabwe or elsewhere may be considered for admission. 

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Master of Science Degree in Operations Research and Statistics 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Applied Statistics, Statistics, Operations Research, Computer Science, Computing, Bachelor of Education Honours Degree in Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree in any field. Applicants with a lower Second (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience or a Postgraduate qualification in a related field. 

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Master of Science Degree in Sports Science 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Sports Science or related field. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience, or an internationally recognised coaching qualification or licence which is equivalent to an Honours First Degree from a Sport Federation or Institution of a similar kind. 

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  • FACULTY: THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Master of Science Degree in Construction Project Management 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Rural & Urban Planning, Building Economics, Civil Engineering or Property Management. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. 

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Master of Urban Design 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least (2.1) in Urban Design, Architecture, Rural Urban Planning, Building Economics, Civil Engineering and Property Management. Other programmes offered in the built environment shall be considered on an individual basis with a Minimum overall pass of Upper Second Class (2.1) Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least 2 years' post qualification experience. 

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Master of Philosophy Degree in Property Studies 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree with a degree class of at least (2.1) in Urban Design, Architecture, Rural Urban Planning, Building Economics, Civil Engineering and Property Management. Other programmes offered in the built environment shall be considered on an individual basis with a Minimum overall pass of Upper Second Class (2.1) Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least 2 years' post qualification experience. 

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  • FACULTY: COMMERCE 

Master of Science Degree in Accounting and Finance 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Accounting or equivalent. Applicants must have a thorough knowledge of Financial Reporting and Financial Analysis. Professional qualifications such as ACCA, LIMA, CIS will be an added advantage. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

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Master of Science Degree in Banking and Financial Economics 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a good Honours Degree in Banking, Finance, Economics or their equivalents with a degree classification of at least 2.2 

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Master of Science Degree in Financial Engineering 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degrep class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in any field with a financial and mathematical content. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong mathematical. background. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. 

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Master of Science Degree in Finance and Investment 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in a Commercial Degree or equivalent. In addition, applicants should have completed and passed Corporate Finance. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. 

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Master of Science Degree in Fiscal Studies 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, B Corn Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Fiscal Studies, Public Finance, Customs, Taxation, Economics or equivalent. A Bachelors' Honours Degree in any discipline plus an acceptable Postgraduate Diploma in the above disciplines. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fields will be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience. 

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Master of Science Degree in Risk Management and Insurance 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BSc Honours Degree, BComm Honours Degree or equivalent with a degree class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Risk Management and Insurance, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics or any,Business related fields. or Applicants must hold a Commercial Degree or equivalent, preferably with a Lower Second Class (2.2) or better, from a recognised University; coupled with a Professional Qualification in Insurance and/or Risk Management from a recognised Institution/ Professional body. 

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Master of Science Degree in Strategic Marketing 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of a BComm Honours Degree in Marketing or any business-related field from a recognised University. Holders of non-marketing or business Degrees with experience in the marketing field and who have completed and passed any two of the following modules in their Undergraduate Degree will also be considered: Principles of Economics, Principles of Marketing, Principles of Management, and any of the following: Financial Management, Statistics, Accounting Principles, Quantitative Analysis of Business and Research Methodology. Holders of non-business related Degrees with relevant and recognised Post-graduate Diplomas in Marketing or other business-related fields and a minimum of two years' experience in the field of marketing will also be considered for admission into this programme. 

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  • FACULTY: INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT STUDIES 

Master of Science Degree in Development Studies (2 years) 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must hold a Bachelor's Degree in Development Studies or equivalent from a recognised university. Applicants must hold a Bachelor's Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies or equivalent. Relevant work experience in the field of development or equivalent will be an added advantage. 

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Master of Science Degree in Disaster Management (2 years) 

Entry Requirements: Applicant must be a holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Development Studies or equivalent from a recognised university. Or Hold a Bachelor's Degree from a recognised university, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies or equivalent. Relevant work experience in the field of Disaster Risk and Emergence Management or equivalent will be an added advantage. 

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  • FACULTY: COMMUNICATION AND INFORMATION SCIENCE 

Master of Science Degree in Strategic Communication 

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be holders of an Honours Degree, with a degree.class of at least Upper Second (2.1) in Social Sciences, Arts or Business related studies. Applicants with a Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours Degree in the above fieldsvill be required to have at least two years' post-qualification experience.

Special Entry: Candidates with Higher National Diplomas in Social Sciences, Arts and Business related studies plus 3 years post qualification experience in communication and strategic related field.

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How to Apply

Applications should be submitted online, on the NUST Website: www.nust.ac.zw or follow this link https://apply.nust.ac.zw/apply/

Only International Applicants should download the Form from the NUST website: www.nust.ac.zw or follow this link https://www.nust.ac.zw/index.php/application-forms.html, complete the form and submit to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar, Admissions and Student Records, NUST, Gwanda Road/Cecil Avenue, P. O. Box AC 939 Ascot, Bulawayo.

Enquiries should be directed to:

The Senior Assistant Registrar (Admissions and Student Records)

Telephone: (+263) 292 -289557/282842/288413/284237

Completed Forms may also be submitted at our NUST Harare Office, ZIMDEF House, 18572 off Mother Patrick Avenue, Rotten Row, Harare (Next to The Magistrate Court).

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Payment Procedures:

Application Fee

  • Zimbabwean Nationals: An application fee of US$20 or the ZWL figure provided must be paid during the online application process. For Special Entry and International applicants the banking details are provided below
  • International Applicants: The application fee for International Applicants is US$30.
  • The closing date for applications is 10 February 2023 at midday. Application fees may be paid via the following mode.

For Zimbabwean Nationals:

  • Cash at NUST Bulawayo Campus
  • Swipe at NUST Bulawayo Campus/ Harare Office, Zimdef House
  • Rtgs or cash deposit into the following accounts: 

Bank: ZB BANK   

Branch: Jason Moyo

Name: National University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 4372-035542-090 

OR

Bank: FBC Bank

Branch:  Jason Moyo

Branch Code: 8305

Account Number: 3120068620276 

Account Name:  National University of Science and Technology

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For International Applicants:

Bank: FBC Bank

Account Name: National University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 4820068620666

Branch Address: 108 Jason Moyo Street and 11th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Swift Code: FBCPZWHA 

 

Nostro Account:

Bank: FBC Bank 

Account Name: National University of Science and Technology

Account Number: 4820068620666

Branch Address: 108 Jason Moyo Street and 11th Avenue Bulawayo

Deadline: 10 February 2023

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